From Folk Tales from the Russian, 1903. Somewhere, I cannot tell you exactly where, but certainly in vast Russia, there lived a peasant with his wife and they had twins–son and teen.
Vodyanoy is a water evil spirit according to Slavic mythology. It’s an embodiment of a dangerous and cruel environment. It’s an embodiment of a dangerous and cruel environment. Mostly it appeared as a man with features – paws instead of arms, horns on his head, or as an ugly old man, enmeshed in mud, with a long beard.
Russian mythology teaches that on this very day the fight between the God of Light, Belobog, and the God of Darkness, Chernobog, turns around. After the winter equinox day becomes longer — Belobog wins, and after the summer equinox it shortens — Chernobog wins.
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Apr 05, 2016 · Radegast is one of the oldest gods in Slavic mythology and one that has been mostly reconstructed from secondary documents. His name comes from two old Slavic words meaning “dear guest.” From that etymology, it is assumed that Radegast was …
Folklore of Russia is folklore of Russians and other ethnic groups of Russia. Russian folklore takes its roots in the pagan beliefs of ancient Slavs and now is represented in the Russian fairy tales .
Unfortunately, Slavic mythology originated in the days when writing was not a norm, and because of this it has never been recorded officially by Slavs but rather by Christian Chroniclers.
Slavic mythology tales and fables have been passed down orally and preserved by other means. In this lesson, learn about the rivalry between gods Perun and Veles, and how night and day came to be.
Slavic Creation Myth – For example the oldest Slavic traditions say that in the beginning there was nothing, there is old-dark, dark sea and sky, the only existing thing created by Rod was World-egg in which rested Svarog, the divine creator.